Adding a Contraception Entry

To record a contraception entry:

  1. From Consultation Manager , select the patient required and start a consultation if required.
  2. Select Add - Contraception, remember you can use <Alt+A> then <Alt+C> if using the keyboard.
  3. The Contraceptive - Add screen displays:

  1. Complete as follows:
    • Date Seen - Defaults to today's date, update as required.
    • Clinician - Defaults to the staff member or GP signed on for the current session, update as required.
    • Private - Defaults to unticked, tick if you are recording a private consultation.
    • In Practice - Ticked by default, remove tick to record result was recorded out of the practice.
    • Service Read Term - Defaults to 61...00 Contraception select from the available list as required.
    • Service Type - Defaults to <None>. This option is no longer used.
    • New Claim Expiry Date - Defaults to 12 months. This option is no longer used.
    • Date IUCD Fitted - If a coil has been fitted, enter the date of fitting here.
    • Last Claim Expiry Date - This option is no longer used.
    • Notes - Select to add free text if required.
    • Recall - Select to add recall dates if required.
    • IOS - This option is no longer used.
  2. Select OK to save and close.

Other ways to add Contraception entries include:

  • Vision + alert window
  • Right click Navigation Pane - Contraception - Management Plan
  • An existing Contraception entry

Simply right click on the entry and select Add.

See Adding and Printing an Acute Prescription for details on adding a prescription.